Tom MacCormick

Tom MacCormick
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Tom MacCormick is a former skinny kid who was told he was too small to make it as a rugby player. Since then, he has added over 40 pounds to his frame and helped hundreds of clients to build muscle and burn fat.

Tom MacCormick is a former skinny kid who was told he was too small to make it as a rugby player. Since then, he has added over 40 pounds to his frame and helped hundreds of clients to build muscle and burn fat.

Tom has earned a BSc in Sports Science and Coaching, an MSc in Strength and Conditioning, and has undertaken countless professional courses, seminars, and workshops. He has carried out over 10,000 hours of personal training sessions. Tom has made, and learned from, every mistake there is to make when it comes to transforming his physique.

You can follow Tom on Instagram @tommaccormick and on his website tommaccormick.com

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Mini-cuts are a vital tool in your muscle-building toolbox. Learn why they are so effective in long-term muscle growth and how to use them to help reach your goals.
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Phase 2 of the P.B.S. Model, the Build Phase, capitalizes on the groundwork done in the Primer phase and uses it as a launchpad to see radical changes in your physique.
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The Primer Phase: Part 1 of the P.B.S. Model
Phase 1 of the P.B.S. model, the Primer Phase, is designed to create the greatest window of opportunity for you to make muscle-building progress long-term.
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P.B.S. The Solution to Long-Term Gains in Muscle Mass
Intelligently plan your training for maximum mass with this 3-phase program. The P.B.S. model will help you build your strongest and most muscular body yet!
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Take your recovery to the next level! Learn the difference between active and passive recovery, the benefits of each, and how to implement both into your rest days.
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You don’t get bigger or stronger by only lifting weights. Learn the importance of effective training stimuli and great recovery in achieving exceptional results.
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Wondering how to choose your next workout program? Confused about when to take deload weeks? We're answering those questions and more! Train smarter, not harder.
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Reduce the risk of injury and increase strength and muscle mass potential with mobility! Learn about the 3 most common mobility issues and how to improve them.
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Stop jumping from one program to the next. Learn how to manipulate 8 specific training variables to actually reach your goals and avoid plateaus, injury, and boredom!
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Learn how strategic weight gain and mini cuts can put you on the path to pack on muscle and dramatically transform your body to achieve your most muscular physique.
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Muscle confusion is dumb. Ditch it for strategic variation and harness the power of adaptive resistance to actually progress towards the gains of your dreams.
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EMOMs - perfect for the CrossFit athlete or average gym-goer. Learn how to build the perfect EMOM for you and why EMOMs should be in your workout routine.
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Getting back into the gym after some time away is hard. Learn how to get your strength back, and more, without sustaining any injuries.
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Building muscle isn’t easy. Put simply, your training needs to be hard and it needs to get harder over time. See what science has to say about effective training volume to maximize muscle growth!
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This evidence-based article explores the relationship between mind-muscle connection and muscle growth. Learn what the latest research shows and when to apply it to your training.
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This effective, evidence-based home band workout incorporates the basic principles of metabolic stress training in order to maximize your workouts with minimal to no gym equipment.
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Research shows that you can still build and maintain muscle with little to no gym equipment. Learn the benefits of metabolic stress training and how to incorporate it at home to maximize your workouts.
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A Complete Guide on How/When to Lift to Failure
There's so much information out there that promotes training to failure and condemns it. Learn what the science actually says and how to best apply it.
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How Frequently Should You Exercise to See Muscle Growth?
"How frequently should you exercise to see muscle growth?" is arguably one of the most commonly asked questions by gym-goers. See what the science has to say!
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Diet or Exercise: Which is Most Important for Fat Loss?
If you had to choose one way to achieve fat loss would it be through your diet or through your exercise? Let's discuss which is more important.
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The Ideal Ratio of Bulking to Cutting for Hardgainers
Having trouble packing on lean muscle mass? You might be a hardgainer, and if you are, you'll want to use this bulking to cutting ratio to make true gains.
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How to Set Up Your Diet Based on Your Goals
Your diet is just as important to accomplishing your goals as training is. Learn exactly how to set up your diet to accomplish your current goals.
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How to Develop an Optimal Training Split
Everyone wants to figure out how to create the best muscle building split. Learn how you can do so and train optimally with these simple guidelines.
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